Designing Resilience in a Black Swan World

Title

Designing Resilience in a Black Swan World

Authors

David Orr

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Description

Black Swan events are those with low or unknown probability, but high, long-lived and often global impacts. David Orr (Oberlin College) discusses how we should design communities, regions, and nations to improve resilience and prosperity in the context of such events, with a focus on the Oberlin Project and the National Sustainable Communities Coalition.

Publication Date

3-27-2013

Keywords

resilience, black swan, planning, community design, sustainability, Oberlin Project, National Sustainable Communities Coalition

Disciplines

Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Urban Studies and Planning

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